A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.27 (ml/mb) was reported 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Guanica in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/05/20 / 2020-05-09 07:35:01 / May 9, 2020 @ 7:35 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8 km (5 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -66.8365° West, 17.7576° North, depth 8 km. The temblor was reported at 03:35:01 / 3:35 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020130026. Id of event: pr2020130026.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguadilla, Cayey, Hatillo. Event epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, nine hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 24 km SSE of Guanica, Puerto Rico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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